The Color of Debt: How Collections Suits Squeeze Black Neighborhoods

Friday, October 9, 2015

By any measure, black households are worse off financially than white ones. They make, on average, far less money. But more pernicious is the vastly larger gap in wealth between whites and blacks ... The source of this disparity is as deep as the nation’s history, said William A. Darity Jr., a professor of economics and public policy at Duke University. Listen to audio: